Obituaries

May, Ethelyn “Joyce” (Preston), 88, of Butler Township, passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 10, 2017 at the Ohio Hospice. Joyce was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky to Sam and Ruey (Caudill) Preston on September 5, 1929. Joyce was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law and aunt. She is survived by her daughter, Bobbie (Steve) Green of Dayton; sister, Barbara LeMaster; grandchildren, Jeff (Tamara) Green and Amanda (Dave) Sprague; great grandchildren, Ashlyn, Savannah and Scarlett.

Born: Thursday, 9/05/1929
Deceased: Friday, 11/10/2017

Carl Vonery "Blue Jeans" Slusher age 56 of Royalton, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at his home. He was born April 3, 1961 in La Porte, Indiana to the late Carl Jr. and Alma Whitaker Slusher. He was the husband of Tina Risner Slusher, who survives. 

Born: Monday, 4/03/1961
Deceased: Wednesday, 11/08/2017

Jency Caudill Allen, age 80, a resident of State Road Fork in Prestonsburg, Kentucky; passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.
Jency was born May 20, 1937 in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of Emerson and Ruby Trimble Caudill. Also preceding her in death is husband, Elmo Allen, whom she married October 23, 1954, and sister, Barbara Vanderpool.
Jency was an Avon Representative for many years until her retirement.

Born: Thursday, 5/20/1937
Deceased: Monday, 11/06/2017

Glen Douglas Wheeler age 82 of Litteral Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 at his home. He was born November 14, 1934 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Glen and Frona Jane Blanton Wheeler. He was the husband of Phyllis Ann Blanton Wheeler, who survives.

Born: Wednesday, 11/14/1934
Deceased: Friday, 11/03/2017

William Riley Collins age 60 of Prestonsburg, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Hospice Care Center in Hazard, Kentucky. He was born January 5, 1957 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Roy Collins and Rosanna Watkins Collins Rinker, who survives. He was the husband of Juanita Newsome Collins, who also survives.

Born: Saturday, 1/05/1957
Deceased: Wednesday, 11/01/2017

Evvie Jane Basham age 47 of Salyersville, Kentucky, formerly of Johnson County, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at her home. She was born September 15, 1970 in Beckley, West Virginia to Billy Basham and Yvonne Collins, who survive. 

Born: Tuesday, 9/15/1970
Deceased: Tuesday, 10/31/2017

Emogene Gamble age 70 of Oak Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at her home. She was born March 7, 1947 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Ray and Ivory Howard Gamble. 
Survivors include three brothers, Morris Gamble, Roy Gamble, and Johnny Gamble all of Salyersville, Kentucky, and nine sisters, Viola Hunley, Lovella Howard, Pauline Bolen, Shirley Hall, Rosetta Allen, Mary Gamble, Nettie Gamble, Rita Faye Gamble, and Benita Gaye Caudill all of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Saturday, 3/08/1947
Deceased: Wednesday, 10/25/2017

Nancy Conley, age 77 of Van Buren Township, MI, died peacefully at the Angela Hospice Residence of Livonia, MI early Monday morning, October 23, 2017. Born in Magoffin County, KY, she was the youngest child of Homer Dodd and Myra (Arnett) May. She grew up in Salyersville, KY then moved to Michigan in the 1960s where she began a 30 year career at Ford Motor Company. Throughout her life she was known as a spirited lady with a caring heart. As an active member of UAW Local 845, church, and social organizations, she rallied around many causes and charitable services.

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Deceased: Monday, 10/23/2017

Waylon Robert Lyon infant son of Scott and Lea Wireman Lyon of Rock Lick Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born October 17, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Survivors include four brothers, Clayton Scott Lyon, Brayden Stacy Lyon, Evan Marcus Lyon, and Charles James "C.J" Combs all of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister, Lauren Scott Lyon of Salyersville, Kentucky, his paternal grandfather, Samuel Lyon, and his maternal grandparents, Johnnie Connelley, and Robert and Lida Wireman.

Born: Tuesday, 10/17/2017
Deceased: Monday, 10/23/2017

Linda Sue Tackett Rowe age 61 of Far Middle Fork, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at her home. She was born June 18, 1956 in Willard, Ohio to the late Harry and Violet Hicks Tackett. She was the wife of Newton B. Rowe, who preceded her in death.

Born: Monday, 6/18/1956
Deceased: Monday, 10/23/2017

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